24th Assembly of Heads of State and Government at the African Union Summit

Women's' Empowerment and development in Africa will be under the spotlight at the 24th Assembly of Heads of State and Government at the African Union Summit which begins in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Friday. The summit will be held under the theme, 2015 the "Year of Women's Empowerment and Development towards Africa's Agenda 2063".For two days, the Heads of State and Government will consider the progress report of the Commission on the African Union Agenda 2063; the report of the Commission on the Ebola crisis and the report of the Peace and Security Council on its activities as well as the State of Peace and Security in Africa amongst others. More from Dr Solomon Dersso Head of the Peace and Security Council Report at the Institute for Security Studies in Addis Ababa.